Theatrical Intimacy Education

We are consultants, researchers, educators, and stage movement specialists, developing and teaching best practices for staging theatrical intimacy. 

Our Mission

Theatrical Intimacy Education empowers artists with the tools to ethically, efficiently, and effectively stage intimacy and sexual violence in educational theatre. 


We see a problem, and we are here to fix it. We believe integrating theatrical intimacy education into training programs will lead to positive and progressive initiatives in the performing arts industry.


Who We Are


Chelsea Pace

Theatrical Intimacy Educator and Founder

Chelsea is the intimacy recipe writer, customizing the entire progression to your production, giving directors and educators the tools to take the "weird" out of staging sex. 

Laura Rikard

Theatrical Intimacy Educator and Founder

Laura is the in-house expert on classroom exercises and techniques for empowering directors, teachers & students to stage intimacy in a safe, consentual way.

Kate Busselle

Theatrical Intimacy Educator and Founder

Kate is a violence and intimacy scholar who conducts practice-as-research to troubleshoot when, where, and why these scenes go wrong.